Monthly Archives: October 2009

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CNN: Are ‘Too Big To Fail’ Powers Just Too Big?

By Jennifer Liberto.  Excerpt: WASHINGTON ( — As Congress starts debating how to deal with financial firms deemed “too big too fail,” some lawmakers and advocates are worried about giving the executive branch expansive new powers over the financial sector. “Mr. Secretary, I’m not a

TIME: What’s Still Wrong with Wall Street

Are you furious? If not, you should be. The giant financial institutions that make up Wall Street have been bailed out, thanks to trillions of dollars of our money, and are on track to hand out record-breaking multibillion-dollar bonuses while millions of regular folks are

All Tricks, No Treats

The banks are going door-to-door but only handing out tricks — no treats. Banks are spending MILLIONS to defeat good financial reform that would prevent a future meltdown and help everyday people.  Enough is Enough!

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DC Premiere: American Casino

American Casino will take you for a spin around Wall Street’s roulette wheel for an inside look at exactly how big money’s shell game worked, and how it crashed. Join with other like minded individuals and community organizations who are demanding that congress change the

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Investor Protection Act Letter

October 26, 2009 The Honorable Barney Frank The Honorable Spencer BachusThe Honorable Paul E. Kanjorski The Honorable Scott Garrett RE:  October 1, 2009 Discussion Draft of the Investor Protection Act Dear Chairmen Frank and Kanjorski, Ranking Members Bachus and Garrett and Members of the Committee: